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  • Delhi: Minimum temperature dips, rains likely tonight December 12, 2014

    Delhi: Delhiites on Friday woke up to a chilly morning with the minimum temperature settling at 5.1 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average. MeT department has forecast overcast conditions after noon and light rains after midnight which is likely to bring the temperature further down. "There was mist and shallow...
  • Watch: Masand reviews 'Action Jackson', 'Bhopal: A prayer for rain', 'Sulemani Keeda' December 6, 2014

    In this episode, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Action Jackson', 'Bhopal: A prayer for rain', 'Sulemani Keeda'. He also talked to actress Aishwarya Rai, who will make her comeback after four years. ...
  • 'Bhopal: A prayer for rain' review: There is a sense of drama in the final moments December 5, 2014

    Director: Ravi Kumar Cast: Mischa Barton, Martin Sheen, Warren Anderson, Rajpal Yadav This month, it will be exactly 30 years since the Bhopal gas tragedy, the world's biggest industrial disaster. In September, Warren Anderson died, without ever having faced trial in India for his role in the horrific catastrophe. Anderson was the...
  • Watch: Kal Penn on Bhopal gas tragedy December 5, 2014

    Kal Penn is known for his international roles but this time he will be seen in an Indian film that depicts the Bhopal Gas Tragedy. The film titled- 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain' released on Friday. ...
  • 'Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain' is like 'Titanic'; realistic and poignant, but entertaining, says director Ravi Kumar December 4, 2014

    New Delhi: They make for an interesting trio, that's for sure. Actor Rajpal Yadav, earthy, unaffected and grounded; actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, rooted yet glamorous; and director Ravi Kumar, dressed in a simple pink Lacoste shirt and khaki pants. In the city to promote their upcoming film 'Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain'...
  • Behind the scenes of 'Bhopal: A prayer for rain' December 3, 2014

    Ravi Kumar directed Bhopal: 'A prayer for rain' talks about the biggest disaster in human history that claimed 10,000 innocent lives within a few hours. It is after 30 years that a film tells us the truth of that fateful night of December 3, 1984. ...
  • My film on Bhopal gas tragedy is a cautionary tale: Ravi Kumar December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Ravi Kumar initially set out to make a small, independent movie on Bhopal gas tragedy but the director said the canvas of 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain' kept getting bigger as he realised the story behind the disaster needed to reach a wider audience. "As filmmakers we have a...
  • Have given Warren Anderson's character dimension and depth in 'Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain', says director Ravi Kumar November 12, 2014

    Washington: A new powerful movie reliving the Bhopal gas disaster that still haunts India has hit the US screens ahead of its 30th anniversary and its director says the recent death of then Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson "does not bring any relief to the victims". Written and directed by Ravi...
  • 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain' is relevant in today's time: Tannishtha Chatterjee November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee says her upcoming film on Bhopal gas tragedy holds importance in today's times even though the incident happened 30 years ago as it reminds people to be more socially responsible. 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain' is set amid the Bhopal gas disaster that occurred in...
  • Rains kill seven in Haiti, cause flooding in Dominican Republlic, Puerto Rico November 5, 2014

    Port-Au-Prince: Heavy rains caused by a cluster of storms in the northern Caribbean killed at least seven people in Haiti and caused major flooding on Tuesday in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, authorities said. Three children died in the capital of Port-au-Prince after the wall of a home fell on...
  • Sri Lanka: Rains slow search for mudslide victims November 3, 2014

    Colombo: Heavy rains slowed the search for victims of a major mudslide on a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka that police say left 38 people missing and presumed dead, officials said. A military official said rains were creating problems for rescuers using heavy equipment to dig through tonnes of...
  • Gujarat braces for Cyclone Nilofar, authorities in Kutch begin evacuation October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Gujarat is bracing for Cyclone Nilofar, which is expected to hit the state's coast on Friday. The Met department said that the very severe cyclonic storm over westcentral Arabian Sea moved nearly northward and lay centred at 2330 hours IST of 28th October, 2014 near latitude 17.60 N...
  • Cyclone Nilofar moves closer to Gujarat, expected to hit coast on Friday October 28, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Cyclone Nilofar is expected to hit the Gujarat coast on Friday. The Met department has said that there will be heavy rainfall in coastal Saurashtra and Kutch on October 30 and 31. The Met department has said that the very severe cyclonic storm, 'Nilofar' over westcentral Arabian Sea has...
  • Nilofar intensifies into a very severe cyclonic storm, Gujarat keeps precautions in place October 27, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat is bracing for Cyclone Nilofar, which has developed in the Arabian Sea. The Met department has said that it has intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm due to which there will be heavy rainfall in coastal Saurashtra and Kutch on October 30 and 31. Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben...
  • Gujarat prepares for Cyclone Nilofar, likely to receive very heavy rains October 27, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government is preparing for Cyclone Nilofar, which has developed in the Arabian Sea and is likely to move towards the state's coast in the next 48 hours. District authorities in the coastal areas are monitoring the situation and have been advised to keep their control rooms operational....
  • More rain expected on Tamil Nadu by next 24-48 hours: Met October 24, 2014

    Chennai: The Met office here has forecast more rains in South Tamil Nadu, Puducherry during the next 24 to 48 hours as the North East monsoon has been active over the last few days. "Isolated heavy to very heavy rain may occur over the South Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Lakshadweep. Isolated...
  • Not a biopic, hope it makes some difference in the lives of the people in Bhopal: Kal Penn on 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain' October 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian-American actor and member of Obama Administration, Kal Penn hopes that the telling account of his upcoming film 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain' based on the gas leak tragedy of 1984, will make a difference in the lives of families of the victims of the disaster. The Ravi Kumar-directed...
  • Watch: Destruction caused by Cyclone Hudhud at Visakhapatnam airport October 14, 2014

    CNN-IBN has accessed exclusive of the destruction at the Visakhapatnam airport after Cyclone Hudhud. The visuals show major sections of the airport damaged with structures collapsed, the roof caved in and rubble on the tarmac. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: 26 dead in AP, 3 in Odisha; prices of essential goods soar October 14, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Almost 48 hours after Cyclone Hudhud, 12 districts in Andhra Pradesh remain in darkness. At least 26 people have lost their lives in Andhra Pradesh and three have been reported dead in Odisha while 4 lakh people have been evacuated. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Visakhapatnam to...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Andhra Pradesh stays on alert, focuses on restoration October 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: A day after a very severe cyclonic storm Hudhud battered the Andhra coast with heavy rains leaving five persons dead, the state government is investing its energy and resources on restoration and relief works even as it remained on alert in view of heavy rainfall warning. Chief Minister Chandrababu...
  • Rajpal Yadav to make his Hollywood debut in 'Bhopal-A Prayer Fro Rain', co-starring Martin Sheen and Mischa Barton October 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Rajpal Yadav, who is making his debut in Hollywood with 'Bhopal - A Prayer For Rain', is extremely satisfied because working in the film is like a dream come true for him. Director Ravi Kumar's film also features Hollywood names Mischa Barton and Martin Sheen as well as Indian-American...
  • Cyclone Hudhud weakens; power, communication hit in AP, Odisha, death toll reaches eight October 13, 2014

    Visakhapatnam/Gopalpur: Cyclone Hudhud is now weakening after almost a day since it pounded the Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coastline. Nearly 4 lakh people have been evacuated from the coastal districts in the two states where the death toll has mounted to 8. The intensity of the cyclone has reduced from...
  • Watch: People evacuated forcefully from Gopalpur in Odisha ahead of Cyclone Hudhud October 12, 2014

    Forceful evacuation began in Gopalpur on Sunday morning. Since Saturday, the administration was saying that people should move to safer places, but they were not heeding to the warning. Several policemen came to the Gopalpur beach to evacuate people. ...
  • Strong winds, heavy rains in coastal AP ahead of Hudhud strike October 12, 2014

    Hyderabad: Strong winds and heavy rains led to large-scale disruption of power lines in three coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh as the state braced for Hudhud, a very severe cyclonic storm that is expected to hit the coast around noon on Sunday. "Except East Godavari, power entirely failed in the...
  • Watch: Heavy rains in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha as Cyclone Hudhud approaches October 12, 2014

    Cyclone Hudhud is just 100 km away from Vishakhapatnam, according to the Met department and is expected to make landfall between Visakhapatnam and Srikakulam in a few hours. It is stormy in Visakhapatnam on Sunday morning and has been raining heavily. Trees have been uprooted and power cuts have been...
  • Cyclonic storm Hudhud hits India; how the day unfolded October 12, 2014

    Sunday noon witnessed the very severe cyclonic storm Hudhud hitting the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha with full force but the loss of life was contained to single digits by a well prepared administration. Even though heavy rain and winds of almost 200 kmph left six people dead...
  • Two dead in building collapse as heavy rains lash Bangalore October 9, 2014

    Bangalore: Two people have died in a building collapse as heavy rains lashed Bangalore late on Wednesday night. An ageing two-storied house collapsed in the city which killed a father and son duo. Two others were also trapped under the debris but were later rescued. The house also partially damaged...
  • Bangalore: A day on, 9-year-old who fell into drain still untraceable October 8, 2014

    Bangalore: It has been over 24 hours since an 8-year-old fell into an uncovered drain in Bangalore. Rescue efforts are on but little progress has been made. Nine-year-old Geetha was walking on a pavement with her aunt in South East Bangalore when she slipped and fell through a gap on...
  • The CJ Show: Flood fury in Jammu and Kashmir, rescue operations September 23, 2014

    We bring you stories of survival and struggle as the state of Jammu and Kashmir struggles to come back to normalcy. ...
  • Flash floods in Assam, Meghalaya; 10 dead, over 1 lakh affected September 23, 2014

    Guwahati: Flash floods have wreaked havoc in Assam and Meghalaya, leaving at least 10 people dead and over 1 lakh affected. Incessant rain over the past 24 hours has caused heavy waterlogging in Guwahati with water levels in the Brahmaputra river rising. In Meghalaya, heavy rains lashed the state inundating...